Sous Chef Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Tourism & Hospitaltity   Dubai   59 views Reference: 35325
Job Details

We are actively seeking skilled individuals to join our Sous Chef Talent Pool for full-time positions. The main duties and responsibilities of this role:

Prepare and cook high quality food according to menu guidelines and recipes and as per instructions received from Sous Chef or Chef De Cuisine

Follow correct hygienic food handling practices and restaurant’s regular cleaning and waste disposal practices

Assist Executive Chef / Chef de Cuisine to set service and food standards in compliance with the group’s policies, procedures, and quality standards

Communicate any issues arising within the section to the Executive Sous Chef and act any further directions given to ensure prompt solution to problems for the smoother operations of the kitchen

Assist the Executive Chef / Chef de Cuisine in the development of new menu ideas to ensure all menus are seasonal and creative using the finest ingredients and working within the brief

Manage staff training with the Executive Chef / Chef de Cuisine and maintain an active training plan/Programme for each team member. Make sure all practices that are trained are then followed

Implement approved departmental policies, processes, and procedures, and provide instructions to subordinates and monitor their adherence so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner while delivering a quality service to guests and maintaining standards of excellence

Motivate subordinates and contribute to the identification of opportunities for participating in change Initiatives, Programmes and Projects considering best practices, improvement of processes and productivity improvement

Keeping up to date with industry trends, new techniques, and culinary innovations

Optimize the use of restaurant resources: food, energy, labour, water

About you:

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

At least 5 years of experience; of which at least 2 years as a Sous Chef with a luxury international hotel

Expert in menu development, pricing, production, and delivery skills

Proficient in English, Knowledge of additional language is desired

Expert culinary knowledge of both classical and international culinary trends

Adaptability and appreciation of cultural diversity

Team Player with speed, accuracy, and attention to detail

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Strong customer service orientation

Company Description
Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding and a global luxury hotel company, operates a world-class 6,500+-key portfolio of 26 luxury properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia. The group boasts some of the most prestigious and captivating properties in the world, from the iconic flagship hotel and timeless pinnacle of luxury, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, and lavish Arabian palaces across Dubais Madinat Jumeirah, to its contemporary Maldivian island paradise at Olhahali Island and art-inspired dolce vita on the island of Capri. Whether a modern twist on a British classic in the heart of Knightsbridge at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah, or a futuristic setting at Jumeirah Nanjing, Jumeirahs name is synonymous with service excellence, crafting exceptional experiences for everyone who walks through its doors. Beyond its properties and resorts, Jumeirah Group is also dedicated to destination dining experiences, combining the most authentic and diverse cuisines with spectacular settings to create those unforgettable moments worth sharing. With over 85 restaurants across its portfolio, Jumeirah Groups award-winning homegrown concepts including Sal, KAYTO, Shimmers, Al Mare, Pierchic and French Riviera, enjoy an enviable reputation for culinary excellence, with ten featuring in the Gault&Millau UAE 2022 guide. The group also has three Michelin starred restaurants Shang High, LOlivo and Al Muntaha. The health and safety of guests and colleagues remains Jumeirah Groups utmost priority and as such, the group has implemented a series of protective measures across all of its hotels and strictly adheres to each markets respective government directives.